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Solar power bidders accept Rs 6.49/unit offer from AP for a total of 418 MW

The State has received proposals to develop 418 MW at Rs 6.49 per unit price finalised by the Group of Ministers. Andhra Pradesh has received offers for setting up 418 MW of solar photo voltaic power generation capacity under the … Continue reading

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Spinning mills’ body files case against TN solar policy

The Tamilnadu Spinning Mills’ Association has filed a petition with the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity asking the Tribunal to declare Tamil Nadu Government-imposed ‘solar purchase obligation’ null and void. (Above) Houses constructed under the Chief Minister’s Solar Powered Green House … Continue reading

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Andhra Pradesh Discoms piling up avoidable losses

Natgrp: Issues are similar across most Discoms in the country Improvement in energy efficiency could save the day for the state, said retired divisional engineer of APEPDCL, R V Ramana Rao, adding that inefficient transformers and capacitor banks were causing … Continue reading

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Odisha’s solar policy in 2 months, targets 50 MW generation

Targeting generation of 50 MW of solar power within one year, Odisha government today said its comprehensive solar policy would be in place in next two months.   “The state will have a comprehensive solar policy in next two months,” science and technology secretary … Continue reading

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Govt clears bailout for state electricity distribution firms: Another hasty quickfix promoting inefficiency, not a long term solution

The Indian government on Monday approved an ambitious plan to bail out beleaguered state electricity distribution companies, or discoms, through a restructuring of their short-term loans. The electricity distribution firms owned by the state governments are finding it difficult to … Continue reading

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